Commodities

Rising Beef Prices Have Consumers Asking “Where’s the Beef?”

As an investor you’re a detective by default – you may prowl for signs on a chart, dig into a balance sheet for hidden clues, or maybe you stumble across anecdotal evidence that triggers an investment idea. Perhaps occasionally it’s a combination of things you’ve patched together. Searching for these clues…

Gold Bugs and Bulls: Keep an Eye on the Gold to Oil Ratio

When it comes to discussing gold, nothing irritates me so much as when people conflate gold bulls with gold bugs. While they are certainly not mutually exclusive, they are not equivalent. Adding to the frustration, there is a third type of person who has implied that gold bugs would rather…

Commodities Outlook for the Week of July 9

In this week’s commodities outlook video, I take a look at the recent COT Report and analyze Gold, Crude Oil, Coffee, the US Dollar, S&P 500, and more.  As a bonus, I am including a few select charts from the commodities outlook video for quick viewing (see below).  Hope you enjoy the video. Have a great week….

Crude Oil Breakout: Is Gasoline Next?

Ever tried to explain the jagged, awkward and idiorrhythmic correlation (and causal links) between oil and gasoline prices to someone complaining about prices at the pump?  Don’t make the mistake of trying to sort this out to a wine-numbed inquisitor at a dinner party.  Even without looping in such concepts…

Market Masters: Analyzing Cloudy Markets with Ichimoku

Ever met someone you’d call “a real numbers guy”?  I’ve come across a few. Roughed-up card counters dumped headlong into Vegas casino kitchen dumpsters.  A school janitor who has effortless dalliances with intractable theoretical math problems under the influence of pine-sol fumes.  An agoraphobic, thorazine-popping mathematician who pursued the ultimate…

Commodities Video: Commitment of Traders Report Analysis

In this week’s video, I dig into select commodities and currencies, while analyzing their current setups, along with the Commitment of Traders (COT) report.  So if you want to know my thoughts on Crude Oil, Gold, Copper, the Dollar, and more, tune in. Keep your stops tight, and let your…

Crude Oil Looks Ready For Move Higher

Crude Oil has been sneaking up higher over the last few weeks and looks poised to break out to the upside.  Syria, Turkey, and other Middle East tensions can be attributed to the rise in crude oil prices.  Just this past week, crude oil broke down back below its neckline…

FXStreet.com Interview with Alex Bernal

Here is an interview that I recently did with FXStreet.com, talking about my background, expertise, and thoughts on the financial markets. In the interview with FXStreet.com, we cover a series of charts, offering up analysis on key commodities, currencies, bonds, and stock market indices. A special thanks to Dale Pinkert for…

Commodities Outlook with Elliott Wave Analysis [Video]

In this week’s commodities outlook we’ll take a closer look at Elliott Wave analysis and apply it to some key commodities, equity indices, and currencies. With the equity markets elevated and summer fast approaching, it’s important for investors to take stock of where we are. Let’s take a look at…

Commodities Outlook Video: What to Expect in the Weeks Ahead

It’s been a couple weeks since I connected with See It Market readers, so I thought it would be good to connect with a commodities outlook video blog. In the following video, I provide several charts and analysis for key commodities such as Gold, Silver, Copper, Oil, Cotton, and select currencies. The time frame for…